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Swing Festival Message Board › New Meetup: Celebrate Frankie Manning birthday w/Shim Sham workshop by donation

New Meetup: Celebrate Frankie Manning birthday w/Shim Sham workshop by donation

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San Francisco, CA
Announcing a new Meetup for Swing Festival!

What: Celebrate Frankie Manning birthday w/Shim Sham workshop by donation
When: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 7:00 PM

Where: Swing U & Salsa too (non profit dance studio)
151 Potrero Ave. inside Live Art Gallery at 15th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Why: “Frankie, from the 1930's, helped us revive swing dancing in the 1990's. It's his birthday this month! It's a fun line dance routine anyone can learn! It'll help you hear the music & incorporate syncopations into your swing dancing!” Also, on facebook: http://www.facebook.c...­ We interupt our NEW Wednesday class to help you prep to celebrate Frankie's Bday: 1. Kevin Munroe's original Jazz choreography class 7-8pm May 4, 18, 25 2. Balboa Swing 8-9pm May 4, 18, 25 3. Shim Sham INTERUPTION class May 11 PREP for Frankie's birthday celebration & WORLDWIDE SHIM SHAM at 920. 7-9pm May 11. WHY: Shim Sham for Frankie's brithday 7-9pm 2 hour workshop May 11th Learn the shim sham shimmy; Frankie Mannings favorite dance to share other than Lindy Hop. Learn the solo jazz line dance that everyone will do at the 920 special birthday celebration of Frankie. The Shim Sham Shimmy, Shim Sham or just Sham is a fun 1940's Jazz routine that Frankie and other dancerss repopularised in the 1990's. It was originally a particular tap dance routine from early 1900's. It is credited to Leonard Reed, who originally called it Goofus, or to Willie Bryant. For swing dancers, today it is kind of line dance that recalls the roots of swing. Kevin's class 7-8pm 3 weeks starting May 4, 18, 25 Learn original choreogrophy from Nor-Cal Lindy Champ Kevin Munroe in his solo Jazz routine class Wednesdays @ Swing U Balboa Swing 8-9pm 3 weeks starting May 4, 18, 25 Learn this amazing 1930's dance balboa and how it evolved into the dance that was influenced by Lindy Hop, Balboa Swing. DISCOUNTS: $15-$25 suggested donation for Frankie Shim Sham class (No one turned away for lack of funds) $20 drop-in 1st day of class for Kevin's Jazz or Balboa class. $30 prereg by May 1st for Kevin's Jazz or Balboa class. $40 full series after May 1st for Kevin's Jazz or Balboa class. $50 full series at door. for Kevin's Jazz or Balboa class. Pre-Pay online at http://balboabattle.c...­ or by Paypal Plenty of parking @ Swing U 151 Potrero Ave. at 15th Street. SF, CA 94104

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